(October-November 1947)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The Brain Wave makes his final Golden Age appearance in this story. A full-page house ad appears in this issue for the newly invigorated Junior Justice Society.

All synopses and notes added by Craig Delich.


[The Injustice Society of the World!] (Table of Contents)

The Justice Society of America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Society of America [Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider]; Johnny Thunder; The Atom [Al Pratt]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]]; The Injustice Society of the World [The Gambler [Steven Sharpe III]; Brain Wave [Henry King, Sr.]; Vandal Savage [Vandar Adg]; The Wizard [William I. Zard]; Per Degaton; The Thinker [Clifford DeVoe]]
Reprints:
Keywords:
Golden Lasso

The Injustice Society of the World! (introduction) (Table of Contents)

The Justice Society of America / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen (splash page only); John Belfi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Society of America [Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider]; Johnny Thunder; The Atom [Al Pratt]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]]; Carleton Swayne (radio announcer, death?); The Injustice Society of the World [The Gambler [Steven Sharpe III]; Brain Wave [Henry King, Sr.]; Vandal Savage [Vandar Adg]; The Wizard [William I. Zard]; Per Degaton; The Thinker [Clifford DeVoe]] (villains, introduction of the group)
Synopsis:
The JSA attends a radio program that will honor them for their deeds, the announcer suddenly praises the Injustice Society and open fires on the group. The Atom punches him through a window....but he mysteriously disappears, leaving behind only bits of straw. The JSA hold an emergency meeting and hear over radio about jail breaks all over the country, and a paper left behind by the announcer declares all-out war on the forces of law and order by the Injustice Society.

The JSA accepts the challenge and splits up to cover the jail breaks while the Injustce Society set out to stop the JSA.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Golden Lasso

Indexer Notes

Inker credit from Craig Delich.

The splash page replicates the cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ton o' Fun / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

This filler was NOT reprinted in the Archive.

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

The Injustice Society of the World! (Chapter 1) (Table of Contents)

The Justice Society of America / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince] (cameo); Johnny Thunder (cameo); un-named Gartmoor Prison Warden; un-named Police Chief; Vandal Savage [Vandar Adg] (villain); Spike (villain); Knuckles (villain)
Synopsis:
Vandal Savage arranges an elaborate escape plan for prisoners at Gartmoor Prison, so that he can form a prisoner army while keeping the prison warden undre wraps. Hawkman sees one of the flyers dropped over the prison by Savage and briefly confronts him. Hawkman talks with the warden and alerts the Federal authorities to place the nation under martial law, but the local authorities think Hawk is crazy and try to arrest him.

While Johnny and Wonder Woman monitor the struggle at JSA HQ, Savage succeeds in capturing Hawkman with a Metal Projector, an invention of the Brain Wave.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gartmoor Prison; Metal Projector

Indexer Notes

This is Joe Kubert's last work in All-Star Comics.

The Injustice Society of the World! (Chapter 2) (Table of Contents)

The Justice Society of America / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
John Belfi [as Belfi] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Governor Curtis; The Thinker [Clifford DeVoe] (villain); automated Governor Curtis (villain)
Synopsis:
In Plateau City, the Police nab a shabby dressed man trying to shoot the Governor....only to discover that this man is a dead ringer for the Governor...and claims to be the real Governor! Then the Thinker shows up while Flash battles his men and slows him down with a strange machine, allowing his escape. Recovering, the Flash speeds over the Governor's mansion, only to overhear the Governor ordering all forces for law and order to surrender. Flash discovers the Governor to be a automation, which flees through an open door. The Thinker shows up and snares him with invisible wires.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Heavy Ray Machine; Plateau City

The Injustice Society of the World! (Chapter 3) (Table of Contents)

The Justice Society of America / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
AS 37

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Joe (Army soldier); Brain Wave [Henry King, Sr.] (villain)
Synopsis:
Green Lantern arrives in Uthorium Town just as the armed forces are closing in on the Brain Wave's men looting the uthorium from a lab. Suddenly, the town disappears in a flash of light. The Brain Wave appears on the scene, opening a cannister of uthorium, blinding G.L., who forms an energy bubble for protection.

Recovering, GL discovers a radioactive trail and follows it, and saves Army tanks and men, then follows the trail to discover Brain Wave inside a weird glass box. Firing his power ring at it, the ray bounces back, knocking the Emerald Crusader off a cliff, apparently to his death!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Mirage Thrower; Power Ring; Uthorium Town

Tick Tock (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Udall (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

This text story was NOT reprinted in the Archive.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ton o' Fun / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

This filler did NOT appear in the Archive.

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

The Injustice Society of the World! (Chapter 4) (Table of Contents)

The Justice Society of America / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Al Pratt]; General "Stubby" Klemper; The Injustice Society of the World [The Gambler [Steven Sharpe III]; Per Degaton; The Wizard [William I. Zard]; The Thinker [Clifford DeVoe]; Brain Wave [Henry King, Sr.]; Vandal Savage [Vandar Adg]] (villains); General "Stubby" Klemper (villain, automation 233, death)
Synopsis:
On the eastern seaboard, the Atom arrives at the HQ of General "Stubby" Klemper, notifying him that Wonder Woman has informed him that lifelike automations are being used by the Injustice Society to impersonate important government officials. Then he discovers the "General" to be one and disables it, and disguises himself like the General. Using the automation's control box, he follows the signal to the HQ of the Injustice Society, frees the General and attacks the villains, but is captured.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Capitiol City (mention only)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ton o' Fun / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

This filler did NOT appear in the Archive.

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

The Injustice Society of the World! (Chapter 5) (Table of Contents)

The Justice Society of America / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider]; Per Degaton (villain); Safe-Cracker Brigade (villains)
Synopsis:
Joining the armed forces of Capitol City, Dr. Mid-Nite finds himself under attack from the air, where criminal paratroopers are dropping smoke bombs to cover their take-over of the Washington Monument. He out maneuvers their grenades, over-powers them, then races up the spiral staircase of the monument to discover Degaton aiming a weapon at him. But the Man of Night throws a smoke bomb at Degaton, blinding him. After the smoke clears, Dr. Mid-Nite discovers that Degaton has escaped via a rope leading down to the Capitol dome, and he follows, only to be overcome by Degaton.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Capitol building; Capitol City; Smoke-Thrower; Washington Monument

The Injustice Society of the World! (conclusion) (Table of Contents)

The Justice Society of America / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
John Belfi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Society of America [Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Johnny Thunder; The Atom [Al Pratt]]; Junior Justice Society of America (cameo); The Injustice Society of the World [The Wizard [William I. Zard]; The Gambler [Steven Sharpe III]; The Thinker [Clifford DeVoe]; Vandal Savage [Vandar Adg]; Per Degaton; Brain Wave [Henry King, Sr.]] (villains)
Synopsis:
When Dr. Mid-Nite recovers, he is chained with the other JSA members (sans GL) under a "will-paralyzer" placed there by the Injustice Society, but they find a way to escape. Then they walk right into a courtroom, where the prosecutor, the Wizard, is ready to plead his case against the JSA to Judge Thinker, who declares them innocent, and reveals himself as GL.

There is a battle royale while The Wizard escapes to engage the JSA one final time with his army outside, but the JJSA shows up and helps to stop him. Then before a real judge, the JSA pronounces the villains guilty!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Power Ring; Will Paralyzer
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Injustice Society of the World!]
    The Justice Society of America
  2. 1. The Injustice Society of the World! (introduction)
    The Justice Society of America
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Ton o' Fun
  4. 3. The Injustice Society of the World! (Chapter 1)
    The Justice Society of America
  5. 4. The Injustice Society of the World! (Chapter 2)
    The Justice Society of America
  6. 5. The Injustice Society of the World! (Chapter 3)
    The Justice Society of America
  7. 6. Tick Tock
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Ton o' Fun
  9. 8. The Injustice Society of the World! (Chapter 4)
    The Justice Society of America
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Ton o' Fun
  11. 10. The Injustice Society of the World! (Chapter 5)
    The Justice Society of America
  12. 11. The Injustice Society of the World! (conclusion)
    The Justice Society of America
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Alexandros Diamantidis
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll